WA business has a proud history of supporting the Royal Flying Doctor Service, which is celebrating its 85th anniversary.
The charity said yesterday it planned to lean more heavily on the State's corporate sector to keep its planes in the air.
RFDS general manager of corporate affairs Nick Harvey the aim of the new strategy was to put the organisation on a more sustainable financial footing.
The RFDS this week hosted a number of prominent WA executives at his Jandakot base to give the business people an understanding of the facilities.
"This event allowed us to give members insight into regional and remote health care delivery in WA," Mr Harvey said.The purpose-built facility provides State-wide co-ordination for the fleet of 15 aircraft and its team of doctors, nurses and pilots. In 2011-12, the RFDS assisted more than 39,000 patients in WA.